Bernice B. Wellington

Bernice B Wellington

April 5, 1926-Nov. 30, 2018

Mrs. Bernice Ball Wellington, resident of the West Pine Forest subdivision, Mount Olive, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in a Wilson nursing facility at the age of 92.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rodney J. Wellington; a son, Sonny Wellington; a grandson, Jeffrey T. Wellington; her parents, Adolph Ball and Daisy Hobbs Ball; three sisters, Mildred Carraway, Georgia Hansley and Lena Horne; and two brothers, Kenneth Ball and Junior Hansley.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Wellington of the home and his lady friend, Mary Lou Godbold; two daughters, Peggy W. Vick and husband, J.B., of Faison and Ginger W. Bank and husband, Marshall, of Wilson; two brothers, Alton Ball of Mount Olive and Bobby Ball and wife, Hermie, of Goldsboro; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grand- children.

The Wellington family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home Monday, Dec. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held from the graveside Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m. in Maplewood Cemeter y in Mount Olive, with the Rev. Paul Rose officiating.

Flowers are welcome or memorial gifts may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.


Anne D. Harris

Anne D Harris

Died Nov. 30, 2018

Anne D. Harris, 79, Mount Olive, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.

Anne was a loving wife of 60 years devoted to her family.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing.

Funeral service Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, 4 p.m., Brownings United Methodist Church, Mount Olive.

Graveside Monday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery, with the Rev. Arthur Warren, Michael Odom and Garrett Strickland officiating.

Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 2, at Brownings United Methodist Church, following the funeral service.

Survivors, husband, Fred Harris of the home; daughters, Katie Vann and husband, Kern, of Mount Olive and Joyce H. King of Newton Grove; son, Shell Harris and wife, Lisa, of Mount Olive; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Faye Sanderson of Clinton; and brothers, Tommy Daughtry of Clinton and Bobby Daughtry of Faison.

Preceded in death by parents, Shelton C. and Lucille C. Daughtry, and brother, Kent Daughtry.

Online condolences may be made at

Services have been entrusted to West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove, N.C.


William Eason

William Eason

Died Nov. 28, 2018

William Eason, 86, Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Homegoing service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Bentonville Disciples of Christ Church, 8566 Devils Racetrack Road, Four Oaks, where he was a member. Burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Goldsboro.

Viewing will be held Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 7 p.m., at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.

He was retired from Cherry Hospital.

Mr. Eason leaves to cherish his memories a son, Norman Gene Eason of California; two daughters, Delphine Eason Whitfield and husband, Ronald, of Goldsboro and Sheila Venise Eason of Raleigh; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Professional services entrusted in the care of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.


Antoinette Pope Bostic

Antoinette Pope Bostic

Died Nov. 26, 2018

Antoinette Pope Bostic, 81, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Bostic lived a quietly regal life, humble, but dignified. She possessed an endless capacity for care, concern and compassion, always for her family and often for others.

The 11th of 11 children, this Sioux City native was a practical lady, not given to drama, spectacles or grand gestures, but approached life, and ultimately death, in the straight forward, matter-of-fact practicality long associated with mid-westerners.

She was a coupon shopper, who stretched her husband’s income into a comfortably viable existence for her family.

Mrs. Bostic was a wife first, a mother second, a friend third and a member of her community fourth. As a wife, she provided the spousal support demanded by the turbulent 1960s and 1970s, and maintained the day-to-day organization that kept a family whole and solvent during those explosive times.

She was the discrete, but powerful force, that quietly kept the family machine operating. Mrs. Bostic might have been the original helicopter mom, paving the way for future generations of maternal war hawks that provided both strategic and tactical protection for her offspring. She was subtle, demure and understated until some perceived threat existed, then instantly fierce and unstoppable in protecting her children from the world at large.

Mrs. Bostic formed deep and lasting friendships with a circle of women who were vastly different from her, much older, well-traveled and worldly, but was considered a very good friend who could be relied upon, was honest to a fault and never given to gossip or unkind words.

After raising her children and successfully launching them into adulthood, Mrs. Bostic served and supported the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary for 40 years, and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Those who knew her at all, knew of her kindness and gentle spirit. Those who were fortunate enough to love her, were showered with practical life lessons, most often taught by example, and the truest form of love returned, an endless depth of compassion for others’ well-being.

Mrs. Bostic will be remembered as an awesome wife, mother, friend and citizen for this world.

Mrs. Bostic is survived by her husband of 62 years, Gene Bostic; daughter, Marie B. Crowder; son, Steven Carey Bostic and wife, Karen Carver; grandchildren, Eli Carey Bostic (Tyler), Dakota Irwin and Rhiannon Bostic; sisters, Katie Codina, Josephine Blair (Frank) and Mary Corio (Junior); brothers, Frank Pope and Tom Pope; and many nieces and nephews she loved very much.

A Mass remembering the life of Mrs. Bostic will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Parish in Goldsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, 610 N. William St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530, or St. Mary Catholic Parish, 1603 Edgerton St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Jimmy Gray Jinnette

Died Nov. 29, 2018

Jimmy Gray Jinnette, 85, passed away Nov. 29, 2018, in Goldsboro, N.C.

Jimmy was born in Pikeville, N.C., to the late Archie Jinnette and Maggie Deaver Jinnette.

Survivors include his daughters, Shirley (Roger) Maynard and Jenell Thomson (David Culver); grandchildren, Jennifer (Chase) Hughes, Geoffrey (Sarrah) Thomson and Zachary Thomson; great-grandchildren, James Jr., Alan, Tommy Jordan, Maryn and Clara; brother, Kenneth (JoAnn) Jinnette; and sisters, Edna Mae Talton and Rose Marie (Elton) Whitfield.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Lee Toler Jinnette; grandson, James White; sister, Betty Earl Jinnette Jones; and brother, Needham Jacob.

Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, from 1 to 2 p.m., with funeral services beginning at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home chapel, with Freddie Gooding officiating. Interment to follow at Wayne Memorial Park.

Thank you to the family, friends and neighbors who shared their time with Jimmy. A very sincere thank you and appreciation to Rose Marie, Elton Whitfield and Edna Mae Talton, who went above and beyond.

Seymour Funeral Home of Goldsboro is entrusted with the arrangements.


Josephine Newkirk Monk

Died Nov. 27, 2018

Josephine Newkirk Monk, 64, Warsaw, died Tuesday at Durham Regional Hospital.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at Prayer of Faith Church, Warsaw. Interment will be in Martin Cemetery, Warsaw.

Lamont Carlton

Died Nov. 27, 2018

Lamont Carlton,

39, Warsaw, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Kenansville First Missionary Baptist Church, Kenansville. Interment will be in Devotional Gardens Cemetery, Warsaw.

Jerry L. Jackson

Jerry L. Jackson, 59, 308 Wilmington Ave., died Friday at home.

Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home.

Jesse McCalop

Jesse McCalop, 95, died Friday at Brian Center Health and Rehab, Gastonia.

Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home.

Kathryn B. McCloud

Kathryn Brooke “Katie” McCloud, 25, died Friday.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Robert Junious Lucas

Died Nov. 30, 2018 Mr. Robert Junious Lucas, 95, 1558 Brewer Road, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.

A visitation with the family will be held at 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, with a graveside service to follow at 3 p.m. in Wayne Memorial Park, 2925 U.S. 117 South, Dudley, N.C.

Robert, born in Sampson County, was the son of the late Junious and Mary Lucas, and was brother to Lillian and husband, Ben Darden, Elease and husband, Don Best, Mildred and husband, Hubbard Jordan, Leroy Lucas and wife, Irene, Vaden Lucas and wife, Iris, and Ralph Lucas and wife, Edna.

He was a lifelong diehard passionate farmer as long as he could mount a tractor and his eyes would let him see well enough.

His most valued prize in life was all his family.

Robert was a member of Faison United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his son, Nickie Lucas and wife, Deborah, of Faison; grandchildren, Shannon Williams and husband, Brent, of Newton Grove, Niles Lucas and wife, Tara, of Faison and Camaron Bryan and husband, Morgan, of Holly Springs, seven great-grandchildren, Caleb Lucas, Taylor Lucas, Kinsley Bryan, Eleanora Bryan, Liza Bryan, Lucas Williams and Anna Faith Williams; and 13 nieces and nephews.

The Lucas family would like to express a special thank you to the caregivers of Mr. Lucas, Carolyn Straughn, Angel Wallace, Jacob Wallace and 3 HC Hospice and Home Care.

Condolences can be made to the family online at

Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.


Shenita S. Wilder

Shenita S. Wilder, 45, died Friday at home.

Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.

Samuel D. Dove

Samuel Demond Dove, 33, 187 Monk St., Trenton, died Monday at CarolinaEast Medical Center, New Bern.

Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc., Kinston.

Bonnye K. Mooney Dean

Bonnye Kay Mooney Dean, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Carrie Byrd Jr.

March 19, 1953- Nov. 26, 2018 Carrie Byrd Jr., 65, 537 Rollingwood Drive, died Monday at home.

Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Saint Andrews Christian Church.

He was born March 19, 1953, in Sampson County to Helen Suerles and David Byrd. He was married to Annette Holloman Byrd.

He is survived by a daughter.

Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 7 p.m., with the family present 6 to 7, at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.

Sarah West Armwood

May 5, 1951- Nov. 27, 2018 Sarah West Armwood, 67, 101 E. Kornegay St., Mount Olive, died Tuesday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Church of Deliverance. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park.

She was born May 5, 1951, in Wayne County to Raymond Sauls and Sadie West.

She is survived by two children.

Visitation Monday 5 to 7 p.m., with family present 6 to 7, at Haskins Funeral Home. The family will assemble at the home for the funeral.

Donald O. Fulmore

Died Nov. 28, 2018 Donald Oneal Fulmore, 74, 2506 Spring Garden Road, New Bern, died Wednesday at Carolina East Medical Center.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Bryant-Mitchell Family Cemetery, Asbury.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the home, where it will assemble for the funeral procession.